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Can PRC holders be hired in the service line.

Postby Mr Tan » Sat, 17 Sep 2011 4:45 pm

today i went to a foot massage shop in a open environment (100% legal and non slizzy kind). therapist told me she is a PRC holding a valid WP pass, how is that possible ? that is the 4th branch therefore there is nothing illegal about it.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 17 Sep 2011 6:55 pm

Did you see her work pass? Close enough to ensure that the company sponsoring the pass is the same as the company running the Massage parlour?

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Postby Mr Tan » Sat, 17 Sep 2011 10:14 pm

he said so it was the same company. i dare them to try using a different permit . owner having many branches but i dont see a single singaporean at the shop , strange. is there any way i can buy from acra the information about their number of employees they have ?

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Postby ksl » Sun, 18 Sep 2011 12:27 am

Mr Tan wrote:he said so it was the same company. i dare them to try using a different permit . owner having many branches but i dont see a single singaporean at the shop , strange. is there any way i can buy from acra the information about their number of employees they have ?


Yes you can purchase the company details from the ACRA website, I think its 5 $.
Though I have done the health exhibitions and I have seen myself that some are all mainland Chinese staff on work permits, though I suspect they are all legal and from a reputable University. Singapore does have an association though not many foot soldiers are qualified in the TCM university.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beijing_Un ... e_Medicine

I have a Chinese friend in Europe that also imported 5 TCM doctors and opened a TCM clinic for acupuncture and alternative medicine in DK, these are typically not the run of the mill massage girls, but genuine orthopedics and skeletal masseurs.

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Postby Mr Tan » Mon, 19 Sep 2011 5:51 pm

i highly suspect owner is using the CPF loophole to fulfill his PRC 9:1 DP , u know what i am talking about. how come authority doesnt check on him.

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Mr Tan wrote:he said so it was the same company. i dare them to try using a different permit . owner having many branches but i dont see a single singaporean at the shop , strange. is there any way i can buy from acra the information about their number of employees they have ?


Yes you can purchase the company details from the ACRA website, I think its 5 $.
Though I have done the health exhibitions and I have seen myself that some are all mainland Chinese staff on work permits, though I suspect they are all legal and from a reputable University. Singapore does have an association though not many foot soldiers are qualified in the TCM university.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beijing_Un ... e_Medicine

I have a Chinese friend in Europe that also imported 5 TCM doctors and opened a TCM clinic for acupuncture and alternative medicine in DK, these are typically not the run of the mill massage girls, but genuine orthopedics and skeletal masseurs.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 19 Sep 2011 8:40 pm

Mr. Tan, I suspect you are probably right. That or they are using Phantom Workers to pad their payrolls with the minimum going into their CPF accounts and no salaries being actually being paid at all. It's an old ruse and several years ago, a number here were caught out and fined heavily and banned from hiring foreigners for a while (don't know the length of the ban).

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 21 Sep 2011 10:41 pm

3Princess wrote:don't we see that everywhere nowadays? coffee shop, super market, even shopping mall.


Doesn't mean they're legal.

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Postby Mr Tan » Wed, 12 Oct 2011 3:41 pm

http://sg.news.yahoo.com/construction-f ... rkers.html

are u referring to this , phantom workers

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 12 Oct 2011 5:27 pm

Among other scams, yeah.

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Postby ecureilx » Wed, 12 Oct 2011 5:34 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Among other scams, yeah.


What's sad is .. driven by money, the amount of scam some people try to pull ..

"Kenneth Lim Ong Long, 73, pleaded guilty to 10 counts of ..............."


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